They All Die At The End

George Town Festival


Time8:30PM, 3:00PM

LanguageEnglish, Bahasa Melayu, Tamil




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Duration: 120 minutes with intermission (15 minutes)
Recommended for: 21 years old and above

What does it mean to be a Malaysian Indian man in 2024? What does it mean to love, to exist, and to live as brown men?

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Jul 2024

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About the Show

“TADATE captivated audiences with its exploration of the human experience. The all-male ensemble of actors exhibited exceptional skill and unwavering dedication, breathing life into every scene and leaving spectators spellbound and eager for more.” – The Sun

What does it mean to be a Malaysian Indian man in 2024? What does it mean to love, to exist, and to live as brown men?

They All Die At The End (TADATE) is a brown boy fantasia that tells the story of love, family, identity and country. Featuring an all Malaysian Indian male ensemble, it is a reflection and interrogation on what it means to be Malaysian and Indian, in the past, present and imagination.

Combining poetic text, dialogue, music and movement, the show explores painful realities and joy-filled spaces. A collection of over 20 short pieces, it invites audiences into a world where brown men can be who they want to be and say what they want to say.

Originally presented in May 2023 in collaboration with the Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre (klpac), They All Die At The End premiered to sold out shows, receiving tremendous audience feedback and requests for restages. 

Ticket Price 

Original Price 

RM 55

Early Bird 20/5 - 9/6

RM 42

Group Sales (Bundle for 4)

RM 180

Concession 15%

RM 46.75

Bulk purchase of 20 or more tickets 
- with a free workshop included.
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RM 35


Additional & Accessibility Info

  • Age Limit: This performance is for mature audiences. 
  • Language: Performed in mixture of English, Tamil and Malay. 
  • Note: This performance contains loud sounds, bright lights and strobe lights.
  • Content Warning: The show contains satire, strong language and themes involving violence and sexuality. Viewer discretion is advised. 

Artist Bio


A director and creation-driven collective founded in 2016 by Kelvin Wong. Through their theatre-making, the company is committed to draw from and represent the experiences and stories of urban Malaysians. Today, led by new Artistic Director Dhinesha Karthigesu, the company aims to centre and hold space for narratives, identities and bodies that are underrepresented in the media landscape, that go beyond the typical binaries of race, gender, sexualities and backgrounds.

Creative Team

Ensemble: Karthigesan, Nandagopall, Perassath, Sidhart Joe Dev and Vighnesh
Production Manager: Darshinya Dorairam
Stage Manager: Irynna Annuar 
Scenographer: Syamsul Azhar
Sound Designer: Kirthana Kuhendran 
Poster Designer: Jazzie Lee Jin Jye
Director - Producer: Dhinesha Karthigesu

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